Monday, November 21, 2005

I guess Cheney is a flip-flopper:

Cheney shifts attack on war critics
Mon Nov 21, 2005

By Adam Entous

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney denied on Monday that the administration was trying to stifle dissent by lashing out at Iraq war critics, but said he drew the line at what he called shameless charges by some Democrats that the president distorted prewar intelligence. ...

...Last Wednesday Cheney unleashed a blistering attack on critics of the war, but on Monday he followed the lead of President George W. Bush in toning down the rhetoric. He said he welcomed a public airing of dissenting views about the war and an "entirely legitimate discussion" about changing policy.
While Cheney said he disagreed with Murtha he offered an olive branch to the Pennsylvania lawmaker, calling him a friend, a "good man" and "a patriot." ...


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